Present Career, Career Interests,
And the Value of a College Education
October 4th, 2004
?To be or not to be: that is the question? (Shakespeare), is what Hamlet once said. Well, you probably ask yourself why I chose this reference. Of course, my response will be: that it seems to be that this question has been revised in so many ways throughout our life, from our very first moment in school (kindergarten, and for some of us, earlier). For instance, most children in elementary school hear this question as such: ?What do you want to be when you grow up? Furthermore, it seems to be the major topic that we would most often write about in the beginning of each school year. Of course, a majority of our responses would probably be ?to be a millionaire.? For those who have children in school, I ask you to hear their responses, especially in the beginning of the school year. Then you will know what I am talking about.
Now, as we shift into college mode, become adults, and enter into the workforce, the question has once again been revised. Instead of what we
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